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Community Development

We provide a wide range of services within the City of Des Moines.

  • Assistance with understanding the Municipal Zoning Ordinance.
  • Technical assistance for the City’s Neighborhood Revitalization Program and Neighborhood Revitalization Board.
  • Rehabilitation for homeowner and rental properties.
  • Development assistance for individual and commercial developers.
  • Long-term visioning and planning to create and share a vision for the City of Des Moines.

Our Mission
To partner with the community to provide outstanding services and leadership in planning, promoting, developing, and maintaining Des Moines social, physical, and business environments.

For information or assistance, contact Community Development at 515-283-4182.

Community Development Organization Chart